Orlando’s not just for families – if you’re heading there on a “grown-ups” holiday (and yes, those can include Disney World too!) you’ll probably want to get a taste of the nightlife that’s on offer, right?
These are some of our favourite places to enjoy a drink*, a dance, or just a good old-fashioned party…..
Universal CityWalk is known as the entertainment capital of Universal Orlando because it’s the ideal destination for a night out, whether you’re looking for a romantic evening with your sweetheart or a place to party with friends! Full of nightclubs, restaurants, shops and cinemas, it also hosts a variety of concerts and special events throughout the year.
It’s also the home of the renowned Blue Man Group show and the famous Hard Rock Café!
Looking to get out of the theme parks? International Drive (also known as I-Drive) has over 150 restaurants, 3 entertainment complexes and loads of bars and clubs – everything you need for a big night out!
Just some of the venues you can find on International Drive include…
This Caribbean-inspired restaurant can be found in several areas of Orlando, including International Drive. Each of their handcrafted tropical drinks has its own special story behind it. Plus there’s plenty of live music to keep you entertained!
Howl at the moon
This popular piano bar is an energetic show centred on big dance hits and party anthems that are sure to get you dancing! Got a request for a song you’d like to hear? They’ll be happy to oblige!
Their speciality drinks include shots, beer, spirits and their humungous 86-ounce cocktail buckets – great for sharing!
Miller’s Ale House
Serving up a variety of food, from lobster to fresh salads, steaks and Buffalo wings Miller’s Ale House is a great venue for families, groups and couples. Whether you’re looking to watch live sports or just unwind after a long day of exploring Florida’s theme parks – you’re sure to find it here!
(Coming Soon) Mangos Tropical Café!
Coming soon to I-Drive Orlando – the world-class restaurant and nightclub Mangos Tropical Café! Mango’s is one of the longest running cabaret shows in the USA, where you’ll find everything from samba and belly dancing to tribute acts!
Wall Street Plaza
A complex full of bars, restaurants and night clubs, located in Downtown Orlando. With 7 unique venues to choose from there’s something for everyone to enjoy!
Certain bars and restaurants hold special events throughout the year to celebrate occasions like New Year’ s Eve, St. Patrick’s Day and Halloween – worth looking out for if you’re going to be visiting at that time of year!
Town Centre at Celebration
For a quieter night out head to the Town Centre at Celebration, where you’ll be able to enjoy world-class restaurants and speciality foods.
Don’t miss Oktoberfest, running from Friday 17th October – 18th October!
OK, this is one that’s as much for the families as the grown-ups, but it’s still somewhere that needs to be on your list for after-hours fun!
This fun-filled district of Walt Disney World has world-class restaurants, dazzling entertainment, unique shops and even a bowling alley – making it the ideal place for a family night out!
Highlights include the indoor interactive theme park Disney Quest (which kids will LOVE) and the spellbinding La Nouba by Cirque du Soleil.
Where’s your favourite place to go for a night out in Orlando?
*Don’t forget, only over-21s are allowed to drink in Florida and you must have ID no matter what age you are.